[ tool-shed ]
/ ˈtulˌʃɛd /
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a small building where tools are stored, often in the backyard of a house.
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Also called toolhouse.
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How to use toolshed in a sentence
He sauntered down the walk to the tool shed, went in and soon came out leading a large, brown dog by a chain.Beautiful Joe|Marshall Saunders
The launching apparatus is concealed in a tool shed about a half a mile behind the house.The Double Spy|Dan T. Moore
There was the tin half full of green paint in the tool shed.More William|Richmal Crompton
His pockets were generally full of miscellaneous objects, and he had a growing collection put by in boxes inside the tool-shed.A Fortunate Term|Angela Brazil
In almost a state of panic she ran across the quadrangle, and, turning into the garden, sought refuge inside the tool-shed.The New Girl at St. Chad's|Angela Brazil
British Dictionary definitions for toolshed
a small shed in the garden or yard of a house used for storing tools, esp those for gardening
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